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Scientific Name Pseudancistrus sp. (L259)   
Common Names LDA032
L259
Etymology Greek, pseudes = false + Greek, agkistron = hook or barb. "False Ancistrus", meaning that it is like an Ancistrus, but yet not quite. 
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Size 170mm or 6.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification Pseudancistrus is the only genus of the Ancistrini (former Ancistrinae) that lacks evertible cheek plates. Because of this characteristic, it has at times been placed in the Hypostominae.
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Distribution
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tapajós (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Temperature 26.0-30.0°C or 78.8-86°F (Show species within this range)
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Last Update 2010 Apr 20 05:02 (species record created: 2002 Apr 08 00:00)